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New Home Sweet Home for Family

| June 18, 2014

Its a new HOME SWEET HOME for one family in St. Francis. Shawn Cunningham has the story of a happy ending for a family that was nearly displaced. Joyce Jackson is a new Homeowner and says of her new home “I keep waking up every morning saying is this really our house, are we really […]

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Technology Grants

| May 8, 2014

BANGOR, Maine (AP) – Maine is getting the nation’s largest share of federal grants to support remote learning opportunities and telemedicine. The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Rural Development division says nearly $2.6 million is being distributed in six grants. Recipients include the Island Institute, four Maine school districts and a school unit, and Community Health […]

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USDA Rural Development

| August 8, 2013

A presentation was held on UMPI’s campus this morning to announce the collaboration of Aroostook County, Piscataquis County, and Washington County in becoming a USDA Great Region. It’s the first such designation in the state, and one that hopes to spur economic growth. USDA Rural Development is committed to increasing economic opportunity in rural America; […]

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New Homeowners

| June 21, 2013

June is National Home Ownership Month and this year’s theme is “USDA…Bringing America Home.” Dick Palm stopped by a Mars Hill residence where a family celebrated being new, first-time homeowners.

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ACAP and USDA Rural Development Work to Increase Homeownership in the County

| September 19, 2012

An agreement signed Wednesday could mean more families around the county owning homes. News Source 8′s Katie Zarrilli explains.

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